Beginning November 1, 2019, Immigration, Francisation and Integration Quebec (IFI) suspends the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP). The province will not accept new applications until July 1, 2020. Currently, there are almost 19,000 files in the inventory that are waiting for the assessment. In addition, Quebec announced its 2020 immigration level plan. The province plans to invite up to 44,500 immigrants in 2020, 2,500 more than in 2019. This was announced by IFI on October 30, 2019. Quebec also plans to issue Selection Certificates to up to 24,700 new prospective permanent residents, and among them between 12,500 and 15,000 Certificates to Skilled workers.